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MRS. R. DUNN, Publisher
A PROFITABLE YEAR
Remarkable Achievements of Farm
Bureaus of State During Year
Ending Dec. 31, 1920.
Over 53,000 Members and 74 County
Organizations Affiliated With
State Federation.
Seventy-four county farm bureaus,
with a total membership of over 53,-
000, affiliated with the Minnesota
Farm Bureau federation, have an
nounced their practical achievements
for the year 1920. Compilation of the
reports of county agents, completed
last week by F. E. Balmer, their state
chief, show that
In 46 counties, through farm bureau
service, products valued at $1,701,533
were sold or exchanged.
In 35 counties, 195 co-operative or
ganizations formed with the assistance
of the county bureaus and the county
agents, saved the farmers $110,209 in
transactions amounting to $1,825,000.
In 52 counties, the volume of busi
ness handled by 819 co-operative en
terprises amounted to $40,665,000,
with a saving of $1,600,000 to the
farmers who used their facilities
More than 130 draincge systems
were planned and adopted, involving
17,378 acres. As a result of 240 soil
acidity tests 619 tons of limestone
were applied to acid soil. In 29^coun-
ties 784 farmers co-operated in treat
ing 31,051 bushels of seed wheat,
1,143 co-operated in treating 57,292
bushels of seed oats, 4,820 co-operated
in treating seed potatoes for diser.se
control with the planting of 26,378
acres involved, In 72 counties 1,026
farmers co-operated in growing 4,462
additional acres of alfalfa, and in 57
counties 677 co-operated in increasing
acreages of sweet clover, gaining 6,-
400 acres.
Farmers were aided in securing 6,-
375 bushels of improved seed wheat,
while 226 were aided in securing 5,480
bushels of improved seed oats, 643 in
securing 14,391 bushels of improved
seed rye, and 1,115 in securing 32,000
bushels of improved seed potatoes.
Purebred stock received an impetus
through the efforts of the bureau with
the obtaining of 1,220 registered bulls
in 71 counties, 1,885 cows in 58 coun
ties, 1,491 high-grade cows 46 coun
ties and 1,607 boars in 61 counties.
Other livestock work also received at
tention. In 27 counties 619 cows were
discarded as unprofitable as a result of
cow testing association work, 29 asso
ciations being in operation with 10,-
042 cows under tost. In 56 counties
1,240 farmers were assisted in balanc
ing rations for livestock and in 49
counties 1,201 silos were erected.
In 57 counties 24,062 animals were
tested for tuberculosis. In 32 counties
25,924 hogs were vaccinated for hog
cholera control. In 47 counties 2,018
farm account books were distributed.
In 20 counties 245 farmers co-operated
in completing livestock feed cost rec
ords. In 31 counties 1,291 farmers
were assisted with income tax reports.
In 74 counties 8,023 farm laborers
were supplied by county agents or
farm bureaus.
In 68 counties it is reported that ap
proximately 25 per cent of the co-op
erative organizations K.vft
beer ^MrMj*!A
tne present or
preceding years through the assistance
of county agent or farm buf^u work.
Poultry culling was emph*ized with
456 demonstrations in 49 cunties, 4,-
637 flocks containing 55,21 birds be
ing gone over and 13,863bulled out as
nonlayers. This result*! in the modi
fication of poultry practices on 1,821
farms.
In 18 counties, 34 water supply sys
tems for farm hom$s were planned
and installed, also 16 sewerage dis
posal systems, 93 tenting systems.
In 24 counties plans ?or reconstruction
and remodelling of*57 farm homes
were furnished.
In 25 counties pla"as for the im
provement of home grounds were
made in 89 cases. In t5 counties labor
saving machinery was introduced in
109 homes In 19 counties, 76 house
hold laborers were furnished.
In 15 counties 528 homes were aided
in reference to gardening. In 82
counties co-operating, 37,893 farm vis
its were made by county agents and
85,162 office consultations occurred.
A grand total of 6,063 meetings were
conducted in the year, attended by
.-389,864 persons.
Code for Highways Indorsed.
Indorsement by nineteen national
organizations of a comprehensive code
of principles for regulation of high
way traffic was announced in Wash
ington last Friday at the conclusion of
a conference called & confide* the
^^^H^ Minn. Historical Society
question of securing greater uniformi
ty in state and municipal traffic laws.
The principles will be recommended for
adoption by all state legislatures.
Recommending the establishment in
every state of a definite agency for ad
ministration of traffic laws, the con
ference advocated that such agencies
be empowered, within proper limita
tions, "to refuse, expand or revoke all
registrations and operators' licenses."
It recommended regulations prohibit
ing issuances^ a license for operation
of motor vehicles to any person under
16 years of age, and set the minimum
age for chauffeur's license at 18 years.
As a principle of reciprocity in state
laws, the conference agreed, every
motor vehicle licensed in one state
should be permitted to operate in an
other state without license thereunder
for three months, "the time not neces
sarily consecutive."
The conference recommended heavy
penalties for such offenses as operat
ing a motor vehicle while under the in
fluence of liquor, for reckless driving
and for theft of motor vehicles.
Organizations indorsing the princi
ples included the American Automo
bile association, the Federal Highway
council, International Association of
Chiefs of Police and the National
Safety council.
INCOME TAX POINTERS.
Official Information From Internal
Revenue Bureau Covering Chief
Features of Levy.
Work has begun on the collection of
the income tax for the year 1920.
Uncle Sam, through the bureau of in
ternal revenue, is addressing to every
person in the United States the ques*
tion, "What was your net income for
1920?" The answer permits of no
guesswork. Every single person
whose net income for 1920 was $1,000
or more and every married person
whose net income was $2,000 or more
is required to file, a return, under oath
with the collector of internal revenue
for the district in which he lives on
or before March 15, 1921.
The penalty for failure is a fine of
not more, than $1,000 and an additional
assessment of 25 per cent of the
amount of tax due. For willful re
fusal to make a return the penalty is a
fine of not more than $10,000 or not
exceeding one year's imprisonment, or
both together with the costs of prose
cution. A similar penalty is provided
for making a false or fraudulent re
turn, together with an additional as
sessment of 50 per cent of the amount
of tax evaded.
The income tax applies to women as
well as men. Husband and wife must
consider the income of both plus that
of minor dependent children, and if the
total equals or exceeds $2,000 a return
must be tiled. A minor who has a net
income in his own right of $1,000 or
more must file a separate return. To
be allowed the $2,000 exemption a mar
ried person must be living with hus
band or wife on the last day of the
taxable year, December 31, 1920. Di
vorcees, persons separated by mutual
agreement, widows and widowers, un
less they are the sole support of
others living in the same household",
in which case they are allowed the
$2,000 exemption granted the head of
a family, are entitled to $1,000 ex
emption,
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1920 is the
same as for 19194 per cent on the
first $4,000 of net income above the
exemption and 8 per cent on the re
maining net income. This applies to
every citizen and resident of the Unit
ed States. In addition to the normal
tax a surtax is imposed upon net in
come in excess of $5,000.
Full instructions for making out re
turns are contained on the forms, cop
ies of which may be obtained from
collectors of internal revenue. Per
sons whose net income for 1920 was
$5,000 or less should use Form 1040A.
Those with incomes in excess of $5,000
should use form 1940.
H( venue officers will visit every
county in the United States to assist
taxpayers in making out their returns.
An officer will be in Princeton on
February 1, 2 and 3. This advisory
service is without cost to taxpayers.
Well Done, Glendorado.
Farm bureau township units, which
are" being organized in various parts
of the state, will be in position to do a
lot of good for their communities. As
an illustration, the Benton county
agent reports to his chief at Universi
ty farm that the Glendorado town
ship unit in his county has appointed
a committee to confer with the town
ship supervisors and the county com
missioners relative to repairing and
grading certain important highways.
This is a sample activity of the many
things that can be confidently ex
pected from the township bureaus.
STATE LEGISLATURE
Senator Hamer Introduces Bill Per-
taining to Dividends in Co-op-
erative Associations.
Circulation of Story That Any Bank
is Shaky Made Gross Misde-
meanor by Briggs' Bill.
Senator Hamer has introduced a bill
limiting dividends on stock in co-opera
tive associations to 8 per cent and reg
ulating the time of issuance in cream
eries and canneries. This measure
should be enacted into law.
No deer hunting until 1923 will be
possible if Representrtive C. H. War
ner of Aitkin gets his game bill
through. The open season for quail,
partridge, Chinese, ringneck or Eng
lish pheasant is reduced to two weeks,
beginning November 1 and ending
November 13, under the provisions of
this measure.
Claiming that small towns and vil
lages have no use for jails and that
some of them were making public rest
rooms of them, Representative W. J.
Darby of Carlton made a plea for his
bill requiring villages of the fourth
class to maintain public rest rooms.
The bill allows the villages to make
arrangements with stores and hotels
to furnish facilities if no public room
is available. The bill was recommend
ed to pass by the municipal affairs
committee of the house. It provides
that the rooms shall be open from 10
a. m. to 9 p. m.
Humane treatment for fish is sought
in house bill 184 by Representative
T. E. West, requiring the game and
fish commission to have holes three
feet square cut in the ice to admit air,
vthe holes to be not more than 300 feet
apart.
Senator F. H. Peterson has intro
duced a motion picture censorship bill
creating a state board of censors which
is to pass on every film exhibited in
the theaters of Minnesota. If the
bill becomes a law the board is to re
ceive in advance a fee of $1 for "each
reel, film or set of views," and 50 cents
for each duplicate or print thereof.
Fees go into the state treasury, and
the boprd members are to be ppid $10
a day and expenses. Any violation of
the act is declared to be a gross mis
demeanor.
Representative W. C. Briggs has in
troduced a bill making it a gross mis
demeanor for any person to circulate
a story that any bank is "shaky" or
insolvent. This measure should re
ceive every vote in both houses. Many
a solvent bank h?s been forced to
temporarily suspend in consequence of
false reports as to its stability.
The two Armistice day bills were
disposed of by recommending for pas
sage Senator Benson's bill which was
introduced at the request of the Amer
ican legion and indefinitely postponing
a similar bill by Senators Erickson
and Kuntz. The latter provided that
when November 11 fell on Sunday the
following day should be observed as
Armistice day. Senator Benson's bill
does not contain this provision.
Representative Nimocks' bill to com
pel Minnesota railroads to furnish
transportation for house and senate
menfbers when they made trips for
state purposes wis recommended out
for passage by the railroad committee.
Such a law would be an imposition on
the railroad companies, in fact it
would be legalized theft. Why should
a railroad company carry a legislator
free of charge when traveling for the
state more so than a man traveling
for a commercial firm? Then, again,
how easy it would be for the solons
to make week-end trips to their homes
on passes upon the declaration that
they were on business trips for the
state and at the same time draw the
mileage allowed by the legislature.
Nimocks, dear sir, you should secure a
job on the federal shipping board.
Senator J. D. Sullivan has intro
duced a bftl authorizing boards of
county commissioners to issue and sell
bonds not to exceed 3 per cont of the
assessed valuation of land for the con
struction of court houses.
Representative A. C. Welch has in
troduced a bill prohibiting the use of
oleomargarine as a substitute for but
ter in state institutions. The bill was
defeated two years ago presumably on
account of the high cost of butter.
Fundamental questions connected
with the administration of Amend
ment No. 1 will be decided by the
house committee on public highways
before measures are drafted to make
that amendment effective. This was
decided at the meeting of the com
mittee on Tuesday. Three of these
questions are: First, whether the
state highway department shall be ad-
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PRINCETON, MI LLB LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921
ministered by a commissioner or a
commission second, what arrange
ments shall T*e made to refund to
counties the ^mounts they have ex
pended on roa$ work in anticipation of
the passage of the amendment third,
whether or not a limit shall be placed
on road expenditures under the Bab
cock system mat may be made in any
one county.
The first awti-profiteering bill made
its appearance in the senate on Mon
day when Senators Cliff and Peterson
introduced a iteasure carrying with it
a penalty of tgjfo years in prison and a
fine of $1,000 4j demanding unreason
able profits orjrestraining the supplies
of the necessities of life, such as foods,
clothing, fuel and farm implements.
The house committee on banks and
banking has Unanimously voted to
conduct publichearings on three bills
providing for guaranties of bank de
posits. Dates of these hearings will
be announced After a conference be
tween Senators W. A, Nolan, chairman
of the senate banking committee, and
W. C. Briggs, chairman of the house
committee.
Members of the legislature, who
feel they have been "stung" in hotels,
have found a vent for their feelings
in a bill by Representative W. C. Risse
of Red Wing. It requires that rates
for lodging be posted inside the door
of each room, and prohibits any in
crease in this stated rate without per
mission from the state hotel inspector.
LECTURE APPRECIATED.
A. William Olmstead Entertains Large
Audienct at High School
Auditorium.
An audience of about 150 was in at
tendance at the lecture number of the
lyceum course, which was given in the
high school auditorium on Tuesday
evening.
Mrs. Geo. Ross opened the program
by singing a group of three songs
"A Night of Romance," "Dearest
One," and "Out Where the West Be-
gins." She was accompanied by Mrs.
Benj. Soule. It is always a pleasure to
hear Mrs. Ross, sing. Her voice is
sweet and r^j^v^ntroUeA yet of suf
ficient volume to"fill the auditorium.
Prof. A. William Olmstead of the
University of Minnesota delivered the
lecture. Mr. Olmstead is the head of
the lyceum and lecture department of
the general extension division of the
university and before beginning his
lecture he explained some of the ob
jects and aims of the division.
Mr. Olmstead is a lawyer. His lec
ture, "DemocracyHistorical and
Hysterical," showed deep thought and
study on the subject and, while de
livered in a scholarly way, was diversi
fied by many witty remarks. Mr. Olm
stead feels that the industrial revolu
tion into which we are just plunging
will do more to revolutionize the world
than will the political revolution
through which we "have partly passed.
The summing up of his views on
sane democracy -was to the effect that
we must not cling blindly to old theo
ries that we must be open to con
viction that we will need to lay aside
many of our present day ideas and
methods that we must be willing to
"scrap" any of our present day ideas
or methods, dear as they* may be to
us, if they are in any way hindering
the onward march of progress.
The next number on the lyceum
course will be a concert given by the
Mendelssohn Musical club, an orches
tra with six members and which is
spoken of very highly. This concert
will be two weeks from tonighton
February 3.
GOOD FOR GREENBUSH.
Ninety Per Cent of the Farmers in
That Township Interviewed
Enroll in Farm Bureau.
In a campaign of five days in Green
bush W. F. Hammargren of Harris,
Louis Normandin and Will Walker
the latter assisting only for a couple
of dayssecured 58 members to the
Mille Lacs County Farm Bureau. This
was 90 per cent of the farmers inter
viewed and of course many more
members will be secured in the town
ship. Owing to bad weather and road
conditions the solicitors were unable
to call upon every farmer, but a meet
ing will shortly be held at which all
will be given an opportunity to en
roll as bureau members. The date and
place of this meeting will be published
in the Union.
Greenbush has made an excellent
showing and it is safe to predict that
the farmers of this township will join
the bureau to a man.
The Leading Man.
Supe: "Say, I thought I was to be
the leadin' man with Anita Stewart in
this fillum?"
Director: "You said it. You're to
lead th* horsep out to the track."
CLUB TO BEREV1VED
Meeting at Armory Last Night De-
cides to Place the Commercial
Club on Its Feet.
Board of Directors Elected and Orga
nization Will Be Perfected
Within Short Time.
Last night, at the armory, a meet
ing was held for the purpose of re
organizing the Princeton Commercial
club and it was in every way a suc
cess. A goodly number of represen
tative business and professional men
attended and E. L. McMillan presided
over the meeting with Ira G. Stanley
acting in the capacity of secretary.
Mr. McMillan explained the purpose
for which the meeting was called and
stated that the commercial club should
be a live organization. The club as it
now exists, he said, has lapsed into
inactivity but there is no apparent
reason why it should not be^ revived.
He gave a brief history of the club,
saying it was organized in 1908 and in
corporated. The membership fee was
then placed at $5 and the yearly dues
at $2. The question is whether the
club shall be resuscitated or not. The
legion boys, he stated, have all they
can handle in keeping up the armory,
and club rooms in the armory, rented
from the legion, would help the post
considerably.
J. A. Jorgensen, C. H. Nelson, C. A.
Jack, Fred Newton, W. C. Doane, S.
E. Vandevanter, Captain Johnson, E.
K. Evens, W. J. Thomas, W. Gfrerer,
Joe Mossman and Rev. Milne, in brief
speeches, all expressed themselves in
favor of reviving the commercial club
in fact this feeling was unanimous.
The chairman then appointed the
following nominating committee: C.
A. Jack, E. K. Evens, W. C. Doane,
W. J. Thomas, J. A. Jorgensen and C.
H. Nelson, following which the assem
blage adjourned to the basement,
where refreshments were served.
Upon reconvening after supper the
nominating committee submitted the
following names to comprise a board
of directors and they were unanimous
ly elected D. A. McRae, Claude Mor
ton, O. J. Odegard, Calvin Olson, E.
K. Evens, J. A. Jorgensen, C. H. Nel
son, W. J. Thomas, W. C. Doane and
Chas. Klatt.
Short addresses were then made by
B. F. Hall, C. M. Mortensen, H. A.
Humphrey, J. A. Nyberg and Dr. Mc
Rae and the meeting closed. Another
meeting will be called in the near fu
ture to perfect the organization, fix
the amount of dues, submit by-laws,
etc. Lieut. Nourse Guest of G.R.Petterson.
Last week Gerald Petterson had the
pleasure of entertaining Lieutenant
Norman Nourse of Boise City, Idaho.
The lieutenant was one of Gerald's
comrades during the late war, in fact
they served together for two years in
the same division of the ambulance
corps which was under the command
of Lieutenant Norman Nourse's broth
er. Before the war, Lieutenant Nourse
and his brother were classmates of
Gerald at Princeton University.
Sunday Mrs. Petterson, Gerald and
the Lieutenant were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. S. S. Petterson. Lieutenant
Nourse is bound for Europe but this
time he is merely going to France to
again traverse the battlefields where
he and his comrades of the ambulance
corps served for many long, anxious
months. Lieutenant Nourse wished
to have Gerald accompany him on his
trip to France but that young man is
just embarking on his business career
and at present he has not the leisure
for such pleasure trips.
Prominent Citizen of Elk River Dies.
On the morning of the .thirtieth, F.
D. Waterman, one of the prominent
citizens of Elk River, died. Mr. Wa
terman had not been in good health
for some months and had been con
fined to his bed since the first of the
year. Mr. Waterman was 72 years of
age and had been a resident of Elk
River since 1898. He had always been
active in commercial affairs of the
village and was the promoter of one
of the biggest business projects of
Elk River, the hydro-electrie plant.
Shortly before his death he sold his
interest in this plant to the present
owners.
Mr. Waterman is survived by his
wife and three daughters, Mrs. Charles
Waters of Farmington, Mrs. Griswold
of Minneapolis and Miss Maud Water
man of Elk River.
Opportunity for Milaca Debater.
Topeka, Kan., Jan. 18.William
Langer, former attorney general of
North Dakota, twice elected on the
nonpartisan league ticket, addressed
members of the Kansas legislature at JKeilogg voted with the majority.
a joint session here last night.
Langer attacked the league, de
nounced A. C. Townley, its director,
who came to Kansas recently for a
membership campaign, and called upon
businessmen and farmers to opppse
the activities of the organization.
Townley, through the league, has
"milked North Dakota dry," he told
the legislators.
He concluded by challenging Town
ley to debate the issues and asserted
"I do not believe he will dare accept."
Langer said he was not a member
of the league, but worked in harmony
with it at the beginning. His relations
with it were severed, he said, as he
could not stand to see the institutions
of the state wrecked.
He told of the financial difficulties
of the state and its people in the last
few months, and declared that taxes
had been increased, doubled and tre
bled in many instances, and that the
league had accomplished little carry
ing out the program there.
He charged there was an active alli
ance between the league leaders and
the I. W. W., and that many of the
officials of the league are active mem
bers of that organization and that
most of them are what he called "red
card socialists."
CONGRESSIONAL EPITOME.
News Items Gleaned From Authentic
Sources Anent Proceedings of
National Houses.
To stop "enormous importations of
Canadian-wheat," Senator McCumber,
republican of North Dakota, announced
that he would ask for a tariff of proba
bly 50 cents a bushel on wheat to be
included in the Fordney emergency
tariff bill instead of the duty of 30
cents carried by the measure as it
was passed by the house.
The house went up and down the
ladder in voting on appropriations for
enforcement of the prohibition law.
First rejecting an amendment to the
pending appropriation measure under
which the bureau of internal revenue
would be given $100,000,000 to break
up the outlaw liquor traffic, the house
adopted, 86 to 48, an amendment by
Representative Volstead of Minneso
ta, father of the law, increasing the
total from $6,500,000 to $7,100,000.
Before this vote was taken the house,
jumping from one extreme to the
other, defeated without count an
amendment limiting the amount to
$100,000,000.
With the aid of Senators Gronna of
North Dakota, LaFollette of Wiscon
sin, Capper of Kansas and McNary of
Oregon, democratic senators succeed
ed in passing the $12,000,000 Muscle
Shoals "grab" for the south. The four
republican senators were won over to
the project on the theory that some
day the Muscle Shoals plant will pro
duce nitrates and thus help the farm
er to check the alleged fertilizer trust.
The final vote on the Muscle Shoals
bill, which appropriates $12,000,000 to
form a government corporation to op
erate the former war plant, came af
ter republican leaders had made sev
eral unsuccessful attempts to sidetrack
the bill.
Chairman Fordney of the house
ways and means committee has in
formed his colleagues that Mr. Hard
ing has practically decided to call a
special session of the new congress on
April 4. Mr. Fordney has just re
turned from a conference with Mr.
Harding at Marion.
Reciprocity is being seriously con
sidered by leading members of con
gress as the best underlying principle
for the new tariff legislation. Strong
sentiment for a reciprocal tariff al
ways has been shown by numerous
witnesses appearing before the ways
and means committee in the tariff
hearings, and it is being advocated by
senators and members of the house.
The chaplains of the house and sen
ate have submitted their resignations.
Rev. Forest J. Prettyman, who has
served as chaplain of the senate since
the beginning of the Wilson admin
istration, submitted his resignation to
take effect at the will of the senate.
Rev. Henry N. Couden, blind chaplain
of the house, formally tendered his
resignation to become effective when a
successor is appointed. Previously the
house had adopted a resolution provid
ing for his retirement as chaplain
emeritus with a salary of $1,500 a
year. He has served in the office for
25 years.
Congress Monday voted to limit
size of the regular army to 175,000 en
listed men. The senate, by a vote of
41 to 23, set aside its decision of last
week to reduce the army to 150,000
men and then, without a record vote,
adopted the original joint resolution
of Senator New, republican of Indiana,
directing the secretary of war to stop
recruiting until the army is cut to
175,000 men. Senators Nelson and
c~ Sin-'
VOLUME 45, NO. 5
HUSKIES JEFEATED
Milaca's Heavy Basketball Team is
Vanquished by Princeton's
Light-Weight Quint.
Splendid Team Work, Snap and Drive
Win the Day for Prince-
ton High School Boys.
The Princeton high school basket
ball team won its first important
game of the season when it defeated
the husky Milaca quint by a score of
23 to 21.
Although outweighed oyer,twenty
pounds to the man, the Princeton boys
played a snappy and aggressive game
from the initial toss up till the final
whistle blew.
During the first quarter neither
team seemed able to gain any decided
advantage. Both played the five-man
defense well, but the weight of the
Milaca players proved to be a great
advantage to them in bucking through
the defense of the locals. It also
seemed to aid them in keeping the
local quint from scoring, end the half
ended 12 to 8, with Milaca on the big
end of the score.
In the second period the Princeton
team pranced onto the floor in a man
ner which must have been very simi
lar to that put on by the Milaca
boys when they lined up against
Hinckley a week ago determinedas
a Milaca paper has it"not to soil
their new suits." It did not require
the eyes of a connoisseur to see that,
although they wore no new suits, the
Princeton basketeers were out to win.
In the first minute or two the score
was tied. With short, snappy, passing
on the offense, and a tight defensive,
the locals seemed to have things about
as they wanted them, and it was but
a short time until they were at the
big end of the score by six point
lead. Milaca soon began to rely on
weight and force to win, but only suc
ceeded in arousing the unlookers to a
pitch of excitement rarely seen at a
high school basketball game. The
light Princeton quint showed ability
to dodge and sidestep the determined
rushes of their opponents, and their
snappy passing gave the control of
the ball most of the time throughout
the entire period. Some long shots
by Milaca nearly evened the score,
but when the final whistle blew, after
an exceptionally fast period of play
ing, Princeton led23 to 21,
The shooting of Erickson, the big
Milaca center, and the floor work of
Stromberg, the speedy forward, were
to a large extent responsible for Mil
aca's scoring. It is difficult to pick
out stars in tthe Princeton line-up, for
although Nygren did some excellent
dribbling and shooting, his work only
supplemented the snappy team work
of his mates, everyone of whom is de
serving of as much credit for the vic
tory as any other. Team work and
snap and drive won for Princeton.
If the local boys continue to improve
as they have in the past they ought
to be able to stage some sensational
games the race for the district
championship which, in the minds of
'Milaca people, Milaca had plready
stowed safely away.
The line-up follows:
Princeton Milaca
Marks (Cap.) C. Erickson
Penhallegon R. Stromberg
Nygren L. Vaaler
Reichard R. Paxton
Sanford L. Poguc
Goals from field: Mark 2, Nygren
5, Sanford 1 Stromberg 2, Erickson Z,
Pogue 1. Fouls: Nygren 7, Strom
berg 7. Totals: Princeton 23, Milaca
21.
Annual Meeting.
The Farmers' Co-operative com
pany held its annual meeting in Odd
Fellows' hall on Saturday afternoon.
About 200 farmers were in attendance.
The financial statement was read and
approved and the following directors
were elected for the ensuing year: O.
E. Tincher, P. C. Van Someren and
David Wetter. At a meeting of the
board of directors which followed O.
E. Tincher was elected president,
Louis Rocheford vice president, Henry
Marpe secretary and P. C. Van Som
eren treasurer. Frank Arnhold was
engaged as manager of the hardware
department to take the place of Val"
Sausser, who has resigned and will
return to his farm. Elmer Ericksorr
will remain manager of the grocery
department.
The Reason.
"Why not grade coal?" asks the
Pioneer Press. Because then rocks
and slate and dirt couldn't be sold for
$16 to $20 a ton. That's why.Red?
Wing Eagle.
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